Rubber feet on portable compressors

Submitted: Sunday, Feb 12, 2006 at 17:06
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Hi there folks,

What do you do when the rubber feet that hold the compressor to it's base shear off (though a little rough riding in the back of the cruiser)?

Any ideas for a more robust solution than simple rubber feet?

Many Thanks
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Reply By: Big Kidz (Andrew & Jen) - Sunday, Feb 12, 2006 at 17:37

Sunday, Feb 12, 2006 at 17:37
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Reply By: Tonbo - Sunday, Feb 12, 2006 at 20:44

Sunday, Feb 12, 2006 at 20:44
Hi Andrew,

Go to a rubber store, In SA there is Clark rubber , not sure if its Aus wide. They have every type of rubber bush , feet , end caps etc you can imagine.They also sell polyeurathane which is more robust.
Or go to a dealer of conveyor belt rubber and beg for a small off cut, they usually throw out heaps any way. this stuff has fabric reinforcing and is tough as!

I keep mine in a three ply box I made for while in transit. I just bolted it to a ply base and the top and sides of box slide over with clips that secure it in place. Sturdy hadle on top.

Later Tonbo
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Follow Up By: Vivid Adventures - Sunday, Feb 12, 2006 at 21:33

Sunday, Feb 12, 2006 at 21:33
Thanks Later Tonbo,

Great idea - I am in SA and will work on the Clark Rubber options.

Ciao for now
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Reply By: Mad Dog (Australia) - Sunday, Feb 12, 2006 at 21:40

Sunday, Feb 12, 2006 at 21:40
In my previous dualcab the ARB was siliconed to a slab of rubber behind the rear seat, didn't move until I ripped it up before sale.
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Reply By: 4145derek - Sunday, Feb 12, 2006 at 21:43

Sunday, Feb 12, 2006 at 21:43
Hi Andrew

Repco sell a rubber mounting for air filter boxes. It has a m6 stud sticking out each side of a rubber bock about 25mm diameter and 12mm thick. Like a baby engine mounting $8.00ea.

Hey about that tag along photo trip to Qld. Send me some info with prices and I will see how many people I can rustle up. I was at the sand blow Raibow Beach this weekend. WOW !!

Regards Derek

Wow Photo
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